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Fairs, Wine Tasting and Food Wine Pairing

I spent this year from mid September to mid December in China. Beside my October stage with CAAS I travelled for Wine Fairs and Wine Presentations to promote the wine fro my partner wineries,  which are already 5: "Salviano" from the Lago di Corbara "Scacciadiavoli" from Montefalco,  "Tili'  from Assisi, "Duca della Corgna" from Lago di Trasimeno and "Cantine Terribile"from Puglia.

Stage at CAAS in Beijing

For 2019/2020 I agreed with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science (CAAS) on a collaboratio of 40 days as a visiting Scientists. CAAS wants me to help them with publications, project proposals and particularly with pushing forward the ATS (Agricultural Technology Sharing) project.I had m y first assignment in October this year. I was happy to work again with my friend Prof Zhang Xuefu and his team.

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I wrote about my plans at the beginning of this year.  One of this plans was to have a big summer party at the Buon Respiro. And this did happen! Many family and friends came on June 22. Next year it should be still bigger. Reserve the last Saturday in June to come to Umbria.

Delegation of Chinese Academy of Science visits Orvieto

On September  13th I arranged the visit of a delegation from the Chinese Academy of Science (Institutes in Lhasa and Chengdu) to Orvieto.  The delegation was welcomed in the city hall by mayor Germani and Councelor Cannistrà. Both sides emphasized the necessity of strengthening cultural, scientific and economic relations.

 

Delegation of GKAH in Germany and the Netherlands

Last week I accompanied a delegation from Guangdong Animal Husbandry group in a Study tour to Germany and Wageningen.   China is the biggest producer of pigs.  China becomes also always more the greatest market for pigs. China is now part of 6 among the 10 biggest trade streams.  GK group is a big state farm and its Animal Husbandry Section is one of the big pig producers.

GACS Working Group at RDA IGAD

During the Agricultural Data Interest Group I participated in a meeting of the GACS/GODAN working group. Main result of this meeting was the redefinition of GACS as "Global Agricultural Concept Space" in stead of "Scheme".   The existing scheme in GACS is only an exemple for many more schemes to come to create a real interoperation hub for vocabularies in the AgriFood System.  Basis of the discussion was a position paper authored my Tom Baker and myself ();

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